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One in three nurses do not have time to carry out basic patient care

One in three nurses do not have time to carry out basic patient care, a report has revealed.<p>Nurses said they were so busy they could not perform essential tasks like helping patients go to the toilet or wash, providing pain relief and preventing bed sores.<p>The Royal College of Nursing, which …

How Virtual Doctor Visits Could Rehumanize Health Care

It’s plain to anyone who has visited the doctor that medicine’s relationship with information technology is tenuous at best. Merely hoping to have a …

Nothing Is Sadder Than This Couple Of 62 Years Forced To Say Goodbye To Live In Separate Nursing Homes

Sometimes stories of true love are uplifting; proof that even when the world is a total bummer, love can be that beacon of light shining through the darkness. However, sometimes love can make you want to curl up in the fetal position and cry for hours. Unfortunately, this Canadian couple’s story is …

Why You Should Parent Like a Video Game | The Art of Manliness

From boyhood all the way through my college years I loved playing video games – many a night you could find me mashing the buttons on my controller …

10 Ways to Use Charts to Tell Better Stories

When you think of storytelling, a chart probably isn’t the first tool that comes to mind. But how do you present data in a clear and interesting way? …

19 Ways to Save Serious Money on Your Wedding Decor

You’ve seen ’em on Pinterest: wooden farm tables, cascading bouquets, beautiful chinaware and four-tier gorgeous wedding cakes. Sounds like you’re planning your dream wedding — and you’ve got some seriously trendy decor ideas. But it’s no secret that tying the knot is expensive AF, so how are you …

16 Easy-To-Make Starters And Mains You Won't Notice Are Meat Free

Perfect for when you've got vegetarians coming round for dinner.

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How a First-Time Author Got a 7-Figure Book Deal

This guest post by John Romaniello will explain exactly how a first-time author can get a 7-figure book advance, as he did. He’ll also explain how he …

50+ Old Fashioned Insults | The Art of Manliness

As Lesley M. M. Blume observes in <i>Let’s Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition</i>, while clothing fashions have a way of cycling in and out of popularity, …

How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

So, You Want to Be a Writer? Read This First.

Neil Strauss has written six New York Times bestsellers and is a contributing editor for <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine. From the standpoint of most aspiring …

4 Simple Ways To Teach Your Kids About Money

When I was in first grade, I had a terrible time understanding the unit on money and the concepts of counting and calculating change. I can remember …

How to (Really) Make $1,000,000 Selling E-Books – Real-World Case Studies

This is a guest post by Ryan Buckley and the team at Scripted. I have added my own tools and recommendations after “TIM” throughout the piece.<p>Enter …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Millions of Americans are facing a serious financial problem that has no name

Today, many are suffering from another problem that has no name, and it's manifested in the bleak financial situations of millions of middle-class — and even upper-middle-class — American households.<p>Poverty doesn't describe the situation of middle-class Americans, who by definition earn decent …

Income Inequality

XD Essentials: Card-Based User Interfaces

Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many …

7 Important Things Online Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Building a Website

Credit<p>There's a new breed of online, creative entrepreneurs popping up on our screens every day, and they need consistent communication with their target audiences. With a website built to strategically increase traffic and generate leads, online entrepreneurs can effectively engage their customers …

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Genetics

Medicare's Bundled Fees Hit Knee, Hip Replacements

The shift of Medicare dollars away from fee-for-service medicine when it comes to paying for knee and hip replacements begins a new era for medical device makers and hospitals coping with bundled payments.<p>Beginning today, April 1, hospitals and doctors in 67 regions– one in every five U.S. metro …

3 Ways Technology Is Set to Change the Face of Healthcare

Wearable activity trackers are transforming how we stay in shape. Image source: Mike Mozart, Flickr.<p>Technology always seems to change things, doesn't it? We're happily enjoying our horse-drawn carriages when boom -- automobiles enter the scene. One day we're watching cable TV and then boom -- video …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

Digital Design

The 6 Physical Features Men Can't Resist, According to Science

Science is not wrong.<p>Science is at it again.<p>According to Business Insider, a new study says men were designed to look for key physical attributes in women. The study claims these features make women attractive because they are associated with good health and fertility, making them subconsciously, …

Smart Bandage Has Embedded Electronics To Track And Treat Your Wound

A hydrogel bandage with bonded electronics can automatically deliver medicine to a wound when necessary.<p>Researchers from MIT have developed a new type of bandage that incorporates electronics and drug reservoirs to monitor and care for a wound. The durable hydrogel bandage is supple and flexible, …

Immune System

The world regards Australia's healthcare system as one of the best. It's time we realised why | Ranjana Srivastava

After decades in the public system I still experience a thrill each time I’m able to call the brightest minds to the side of a patient who can’t afford his groceries<p>It was nearing a weekend when I inherited the care of a distressed elderly man. The hospital bed had been pushed against the wall to …

Health Care

World's first 'gamer hotel' opens in Amsterdam

With amenities like these, why would you ever go outside?<p>The first hotel dedicated to serving gamers has opened for business in Amsterdam. The Arcade Hotel, as it is named, is located in the city's De Pijp area. Each of its 36 rooms include gratis consoles and games. Guests can also use loaner …

How to become a certified Amazon Web Services engineer

Master the AWS certification exams with this in-depth course bundle, now 87 percent off<p>As more and more businesses turn to Amazon Web Services for their cloud computing needs, the demand for certified AWS engineers is at an all time high. With the right skills—and the certification to back-it …

A Text Message Can Be As Powerful As A Drug

Dr. Joe Kvedar read the letter from his primary care physician with disappointment. Kvedar was taking a statin drug to manage his cholesterol. The letter asked Kvedar to take a blood test before his upcoming appointment so that his doctor could discuss his condition and treatment plan. It made …

Diabetes

The Easy Way to Make High-Protein Ice Cream at Home

Don’t shell out of the premade stuff in the tub. This stuff is cheaper to make—and tastes way better too<p>Sick of protein shakes? Yeah, so are we.<p>That’s why we wanted to share this simple recipe with you for high-protein chocolate ice cream. You buzz it up in a blender, freeze it until firm, and then …

Mighty Marquee Desk Light

Lights make it easier see other things, but these Marquee custom light boxes make it easier to see the light. The twist on desk lamps come with 3 …

Carpet Chair

When you're a genie, or Cypriot designer Stelios Mousarris, you don't just know how to make magic carpets fly, you know how to bend and fold them …